March, 2011

Are Leaders Born or Made?

Are Leaders Born or Made?

I often look back at times in my life where I questioned myself and if indeed I was born a leader or would I have to live my life in the shadow of fear. I remember never volunteering for any activities or never becoming a team captain in school, and more importantly I remember being afraid of the unknown and…

Modern Classics – Singer 911

Modern Classics - Singer 911

It’s always a sad sight when I come across a picture of an old, rusted vintage automobile that had been sitting in someone’s shed for decades. It’s an unfriendly reminder that there are even more wrecked, lost and rusted vehicles contributing to the model’s looming extinction. I saw a picture of an Aston Martin DB5 the other day that had…

Opportunity In Japan

Opportunity In Japan

“Within every problem, lies an opportunity!” First off, we want to send our prayers to all of those who may have lost loved ones in the tragic recent earthquake and tsunami events in Japan. Natural disasters like these remind me of why you must value life and enjoy it to the fullest as you never know when it will end….

Motivation 101 – Is Change a RISK You Can Afford?

Motivation 101 - Is Change a RISK You Can Afford?

Recently in our Ask Don segment on our Entrepreneur Forum, a theme of questions have come up around wanting change and alternative lifestyles. Many of our readers have asked questions around finding their purpose and perhaps finding it in other places outside of where they live. Some would argue that their environment is significantly impacting their ability to be successful…

Cars & Coffee ’08 Rewind

Cars & Coffee '08 Rewind

Living in California certainly has its perks if you’re a car enthusiast. Literally every weekend there is a car event going on for all types of people whether you’re into  imports to exotics. One event that never fails to disappoint is the Cars and Coffee out in Irvine, California. Every Saturday morning, before the sun rises, car enthusiasts from all…

Art of Entrepreneurship – Manage Change

Art of Entrepreneurship - Manage Change

“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” – George Bernard Shaw In the world of business, reality can be very cut throat and difficult to swallow. However, the truth remains that if you are not volatile and willing to…

Secret to Success – Craig Lieberman

Secret to Success - Craig Lieberman

Perhaps one of the most influential people among the import car culture, Craig Lieberman has helped shape what it has become today through his involvement in the “Fast and Furious” movie franchise while at the same time directing the vision of many car part companies. While cars were Craig’s interests, his true passion remained in media production for companies far…